According to police, when the family went … Read the rest
No arrests have been made following the killing of six people in Khutsong near Carletonville, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.
“No arrest has been made. Investigations are continuing,” said Captain Jabulani Kundethe.
He said no violence was reported since Monday.… Read the rest
Five people, including a sangoma, were killed allegedly by community members in Khutsong near Carletonville on the West Rand on Sunday, Gauteng police said.
by Dan Roodt
We have a unique English population in South Africa. On the one hand, they are the most politically radical. On the other, some are partially Afrikanerised and … Read the rest
Zolile Jali, a general worker at Auto Tyres in … Read the rest
Two nursing sisters at a rural health clinic in KwaZulu-Natal allegedly referred a sick 5-month-old baby to a sangoma, a health official said on Friday.
The two nurses at the clinic near Dundee were being investigated, said Dundee provincial hospital … Read the rest
An alleged dubious and bizarre attempt … Read the rest
A group of Gauteng traditional healers performed a ritual for former president Nelson Mandela on Wednesday, outside the Pretoria hospital where he has been treated for 47 days.
The healers burnt incense in a pot, knelt on the ground, sprinkled … Read the rest
A Lesotho sangoma who was found cooking the genitals of a farmer he had murdered, has been declared a State President’s patient by the Free State High Court, Beeld reported on Thursday.
Under the Mental Health Act, he could be … Read the rest
Traditional healers in Limpopo held a ceremony at the ANC’s offices in Polokwane on Thursday to pray for former president Nelson Mandela who is critically ill in a Pretoria hospital.
African National Congress Limpopo task team chairman Falaza Mdaka said … Read the rest
A woman who was “badly tormented by her ancestors” had to be reinstated in her post, even if she took a month’s leave without her employer’s permission, the Labour Appeal Court has ruled.
Three judges from the Labour Appeals … Read the rest
The 18-year-old went missing in Thebe Locality, Nqobo, on Sunday, said Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.
“… On Wednesday the community found his … Read the rest
A sangoma from Soweto was arrested on Tuesday morning for allegedly raping a woman who had gone to him for healing, Gauteng police said.
The 50-year-old man invited the woman to his residence to carry out a cleansing ritual on … Read the rest
To most people outside South Africa in developed countries, our life here must seem bizarre. After all, nowhere in Europe or the United States would you drive your children to school and see that the country’s largest … Read the rest